Posted September 13, 2012 on
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Draw for the Davis Cup semifinal between Spain and the United States on outdoor clay at Parque Hermanos Castro:
Friday Singles David Ferrer, Spain, vs. Sam Querrey, United States
Nicolas Almagro, Spain, vs. John Isner, United States
Saturday Doubles Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez, Spain, vs. Bob and Mike Bryan, United States
Sunday Reverse Singles David Ferrer, Spain, vs. John Isner, United States
Nicolas Almagro, Spain, vs. Sam Querrey, United States
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David Ferrer rallied past Sam Querrey 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 to give defending champion Spain a 1-0 lead over the United States in their Davis Cup semifinal on Friday.
Ferrer, who played in the U.S. Open semifinals on Sunday, started well with a break but trailed after the first set.
Querrey, returning to Davis Cup play for the first time since 2010, failed to maintain his early rhythm...
Tennis Channel will provide exclusive coverage of the United States semifinal competition against defending champion Spain in Gijon, Spain, this weekend, with live telecasts of each match and same-day, “Instant Encore” replays. Highlighting the competition, American John Isner will face US Open semifinalist and World No. 5 David Ferrer for the first time since the BNP Paribas...
Defending champion Spain staked its claim to a place in another Davis Cup final by taking a 2-0 lead over the United States on Friday.
David Ferrer put the hosts ahead in the best-of-five series in Gijon with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 win over Sam Querrey. Nicolas Almagro followed up by defeating John Isner 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 despite a spirited performance from the American.
Spain ought to be within one win of a sixth Davis Cup title in this century after the semifinals this weekend.
A United States team led by John Isner will have to overcome considerable history to prevent Spain from traveling to Argentina or the Czech Republic in November to defend the cup in the final.
The U.S. has won in Spain only once and that was 40 years ago, while Spain&...
Spain has history on its side in its Davis Cup semifinal against the United States.
The United States has won in Spain only once and that was 40 years ago, while Spain's comfortable wins this year over Kazakhstan and Austria extended its 12-year unbeaten streak at home to 23 ties, all on clay. Spain is the defending champion and also won in 2008 and 2009.
Spain will face the...